Re: tar -cvfX save.tar foo ./dirtosave/..
From: Peter T. Breuer (ptb_at_oboe.it.uc3m.es)
Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2003 19:53:26 +0200
In comp.os.linux.misc firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> In article <email@example.com>,
> "Peter T. Breuer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> In comp.os.linux.misc Barry Margolin <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
>>> John D Groenveld <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>>In article <AOwYa.12$7R.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
>>>>Barry Margolin <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>>>Is it really necessary for every thread in a Unix newsgroup that mentions
>>>>>tar to degenerate into a flamewar about gtar vs. star?
>>>>I'm quite interested in whether free software providers need to stipulate
>>>>projects they own or contribute towards when promoting that software
>>>>as solutions to problems posted on Usenet.
>>>>I'm not familiar with this convention/netiquette, but you've been
>>>>around Usenet longer than me, so I'd value your opinion.
>>> I've never heard of such an expectation. If the software solves the
>> I have! People who offer recommendations on usenet, as in any walk of
>> life whatsoever, are expected to declare an interest if they have one.
>> That's simple honesty.
> He has no "interest". star is not for sale : <
Money is not the only interest that counts.
> idiot ranting snipped
OK - that earned you a
Ahhhh .. much better.
> Ridiculous - "Everyone" knows Joerg wrote and has maintained
> star for years (except you apparently)...
Since you apparently know nobody, sure, yeah "everybody" you know
know. That's nobody.
Go 'way, idiot weasel. Begone, slime toad.